Michigan Gov. Whitmer announces ‘MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes’ for chance to win cash, college scholarships

Sweepstakes to give vaccinated residents chance to win combined total of $5 million, nine $55,000 college scholarships

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during a news conference July 1, 2021 (WDIV)

LANSING, Mich.Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday the launch of the ‘MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes’ -- a new incentive program to encourage more Michiganders to get vaccinated.

Go here to enter: www.mishottowin.com

The sweepstakes will give vaccinated residents a chance to win a combined total of more than $5 million in cash and nine $55,000 college scholarship via a lottery raffle.

As of Wednesday, June 30, about 61% of adults in the state received at least one vaccine dose.

Whitmer was joined by Meijer and the Michigan Association and United Ways during a news conference Thursday morning.

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DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.